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Announcing 311: An easier way to connect with Durham Region

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 02:16 PM

Customers can now connect with Durham Region by calling 311 for convenient access to information about Regional services like waste and recycling, water and sewer, and more.

Regional information is available by calling 311 within the geographical borders of Durham Region. If you are outside those borders, you can access information by calling one local number, 905-668-7711, or toll-free at 1-800-372-1102.

With 311, you don’t need to know the specific Regional department or employee you want to...

Government of Canada supports Uxbridge BIA through the Tourism Relief Fund

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 02:35 PM

The Township of Uxbridge Business Improvement Area (BIA) received $100,000 grant from Central Counties Tourism through FedDev Ontario to boost economic viability of the downtown by provide a welcoming experience for visitors.  Some of the investments included rejuvenating the Brock Street Parkette, providing weekend access to public washrooms and the “Hop-on / Hop-off” trolley experience during the summer months and to once again be able to provide the “Santa Hut” to the residents of Uxbridge.


Winter Warming Plan and shelter programs support unsheltered residents in Durham Region

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 01:43 PM

Everyone deserves a roof over their head and warmth this winter, which is why the Region of Durham provides shelter programs and a Winter Warming Plan to support unsheltered residents.

People experiencing homelessness, or those who are marginally housed, are some of the most at-risk groups for cold-related illnesses—including hypothermia, frostnip and frostbite, and trench foot. Cold weather can also make existing health conditions worse, such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The effects...

Former Mayor Gerri Lynn O’Connor Honoured with Children’s Library Dedication

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 11:04 AM

Former Mayor Gerri Lynn O’Connor was in the spotlight on January 11th at a special tribute to recognize her many contributions to the community during her 34 years of public service.

Dignitaries joined former colleagues and friends to dedicate the Gerri Lynn O’Connor Children’s Library. Mayor Barton and Regional Chair John Henry joined Library Board Chair Dave Phillips to congratulate and publicly thank Ms. O’Connor for her public service.

“I’m very pleased to be able to recognize and thank...

Township Page January 12, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 11:36 AM

The January 12 2023 issue of Township page 2 of the Cosmos newspaper is available for viewing.

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